Wednesday 8 February 2017

The latest news and events from across the Museums & Collections at UCL Culture!

Impropera presents: Muso at the Grant
Wednesday 8 February 6.30-9pm
The world's only improvising opera troupe, Impropera, will sneak into the Grant Museum to sing the specimens to life. 
Enjoy musical performances made up on the spot about your discoveries from the countless species of insect, fish, birds and beasts on display.
Tickets are £12 & include refreshments - book here
Heartsick: An alternative Valentine’s drawing workshop at UCL Pathology Museum
Tuesday 14 February 7-9pm

Learn how the heart works (or doesn’t) at this alternative Valentine's drawing workshop guided by medical artist Dr. Lucy Lyons with anatomist Dr. Wendy Birch. A chance to explore London's newest pathology museum at the Royal Free Hospital, Hampstead.

Book your tickets here.
Tuesday 14 February 

Whether you’re looking for love or seeking to impress your Valentine date, join us for our After Hours Valentine’s themed late opening. Discover the Museum after-dark, enjoy a drink and uncover how seduction is done in the animal world with our Valentines themed specimen labels.
No need to book just drop in any time between 6.30pm and 9pm, tickets cost £6 on the door, which includes a free glass of wine.

Awesome Archaeologists - Women in Archaeology

Petrie Museum
Wednesday 8 March 6-8pm
Celebrate the trail blazing women of archaeology and join our panel to look at the who's who of women in archaeology both past and present.
Tickets are £5, include a glass of wine, and can be booked here.

UCL Art Museum Film Club: A Room with a View

Join us for a screening of James Ivory's lavish vision of the Grand Tour with an introduction contextualising our current exhibition ''Legacy: the artist's album and Richard Cooper Jr'' by looking the importance of european travel in the work of Richard Cooper Jr.

We welcome a small donation for this screening and tickets can be booked here!


Outside the museum

UCL Culture's museums and collections are part of Museum Mile.  This is an intriguing collection of 13 extraordinary museums. We invite you to feed your curiosity in this unique cultural neighbourhood. From the unusual to the unparalleled: choose your own adventure! 

We'll feature exciting news from one of our sister museums in this new section.

Child’s Play

Artist Mark Neville has travelled the world photographing children at play in diverse environments, immersing himself in communities from Port Glasgow to North London, and the war zones of Afghanistan and Ukraine. On display are new photographs of internally displaced children in Ukraine; residents of Kakuma, Kenya’s second largest refugee camp; and depictions of children at play in London adventure playgrounds.
Watch the time lapse video from the launch of our new name and branding.